Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 21, 2000


YMCA 2000 CHRISTMAS CAMP Children grade K-6; dates for camp are Monday-Friday and Jan 2-5; cost for one week for Y-members, $48; non-members, $60; register at Raworth or downtown branch; 638-5565.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday; music by Magnolia and Moonshine; bring finger foods.

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LEVI’S Closed Friday, Saturday, Dec. 29-30.

“REACH FOR THE STARS” Fashion and Talent show; Saturday, Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.; tickets available at The Heritage Center, 1414 Washington St. and at Shabaka’s in Pemberton Square; 629-9010.

HIGHLAND SUBDIVISION Illumination of the neighborhood with candeliers; Friday-Saturday.

BLOOD DRIVE Noon-6 p.m. Friday; Vicksburg Medical Center in the bloodmobile.

DANCE LESSONS Ballroom dance party: 8-10 p.m. Friday; Latin Bolero: 7-8 p.m. Friday; swing: 6-7 tonight; night club slow dance (night club two step), 7-8 tonight; all classes at Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive, Ridgeland; $10 per person; taught by Barbara Thames and Jim Frechette; 856-6168.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Closed Saturday-Dec. 26 for Christmas and Dec. 30-Jan. 1 for New Year’s; there will be no story time between Christmas and New Year’s.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Today: 1 p.m., SuperValu/Sack & Save bingo; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 11-noon, advanced computer class; 1 p.m., IQH Health Care Series, breast cancer, with Lisa Camel; Monday and Tuesday, closed for Christmas.


TRIUMPH M.B. Youth ministry Christmas play, “What is Christmas All About?;” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; directed by Linda Sweezer, evangelist; 124 Pittman Road; for free group tickets, call 638-1336.

STANDFIELD M.B. CHRISTMAS PLAY 1404 Lane St.; 3 p.m. Saturday; sponsored by the Sunday school; the Rev. John H. Williams Sr. is pastor.

CLOVER VALLEY M.B. Highway 27; Christmas program, 3 p.m. Saturday; Christmas services, 9:30 a.m. Monday; the Rev. Johnny L. Williams is pastor/

NEW ROCK OF AGES Christmas service; 6 a.m. Monday.

ST. PAUL BAPTIST CHURCH CHRISTMAS PROGRAM 4 p.m. Saturday; 1413 Elm St.; Darlinda Lanese Jackson will be mistress of ceremonies; children of the Sunday school will present “A Savior is Born;” youth choirs of East Mount Olive, Calvary, Grave Street and St. Mark Baptist Churches will present music.

BETHLEHEM M.B. CHOIR REHEARSAL 3055 N. Washington St.; 5:30 tonight at 11 a.m. Saturday; Kevin Winters, musician; 638-1686.

CHRISTMAS DINNER AND PROGRAM 11 a.m. Saturday; E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr.; sponsored by Ministers Alliance; the Rev. Will Moffett, president, will bring the message; guests include the Rev. Robert L. Miller, Mayor Robert Walker and the Rev. Hardie Lewis.